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2014-04-12 08:20:04

BERWICK, Pa., April 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant disconnected the Unit 1 reactor from the electrical grid Saturday (4/12) to begin a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. While the reactor is shut down, workers will replace about 40 percent of the uranium fuel and complete a number of equipment maintenance tasks and upgrades. The plant also will be investing millions to upgrade equipment with state-of-the-art technology and to...

2014-04-07 08:23:33

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE: PEG), and CMS Energy Corp. (NYSE: CMS). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are...

2014-04-07 04:20:50

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric utilities in the US are expanding their use of social media and mobile applications to improve smart grid benefits and better engage with their customers. Of the 50 largest utilities, 49 currently have active Twitter accounts, all have Facebook accounts and 15 have mobile apps. These media are critical in reaching customers during power outages but also in providing energy savings tips, bill pay and other customer engagement services,...

2014-03-26 08:22:21

BERWICK, Pa., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant reconnected the Unit 2 reactor to the electrical grid Tuesday (3/25) after repairing a valve on a non-safety-related water supply pump. Operators shut the unit down early Thursday (3/20) to establish the working conditions needed to perform the required maintenance on this valve. Unit 1 continues to operate at full power. The Susquehanna plant, located in Luzerne County about seven miles...

2014-03-20 08:22:53

BERWICK, Pa., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant disconnected the Unit 2 reactor from the electrical grid Thursday (3/20) to repair a valve on a non-safety-related water supply pump. Shutting down the unit will establish the working conditions needed to perform the required maintenance on this valve. Unit 1 continues to operate at full power. The Susquehanna plant, located in Luzerne County about seven miles north of Berwick, is owned...

2014-03-18 08:22:34

BERWICK, Pa., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant reconnected the Unit 2 generator to the regional electric grid Monday (3/17) after completing a planned inspection of its turbines. Workers proactively replaced several dozen blades to enhance safe and reliable operations until next spring's refueling outage. No cracked blades were found, which is consistent with the data being received from the turbine's extensive monitoring system. Plant...

2014-03-17 23:04:38

Ticket Down announces they have rolled back ticket prices for the big soccer match featuring Greece vs. Nigeria at PPL Park. This trusted secondary ticket exchange is also offering their customer appreciation discount code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Ticket Down announces that Greece and Nigeria will play in conjunction with the "Road to Brazil" at PPL Park in Chester, Pennsylvania. Several of the best soccer teams in the world will be...

2014-03-10 12:22:45

PAG&E has already provided $2.4 million in rebates to Pennsylvania Customers HARRISBURG, Pa., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Gas & Electric ("PAG&E"), a U.S. Gas & Electric company and supplier of natural gas and electricity to commercial and residential consumers in the State of Pennsylvania, announced today that the organization is providing its customers with an array of options to address increases in their electricity rates as a result of the recent...

2014-03-01 08:20:10

BERWICK, Pa., March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant disconnected the Unit 2 reactor from the electrical grid early Saturday (3/1) to perform a planned inspection of turbine blades. While the plant currently does not have any indications of turbine blade cracking, Susquehanna has been working closely with the turbine manufacturer to resolve turbine blade issues, and any inspection indications will be addressed proactively during this...

2014-02-28 08:21:55

Ofgem sets base revenues for price control period beginning April 1, 2015; PPL reaffirms projected earnings ranges for U.K. business segment ALLENTOWN, Pa., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) received official confirmation Friday (2/28) that business plans submitted by its four Western Power Distribution subsidiaries in the United Kingdom have been accepted in full, subject to a cost of equity change, for the 8-year price control period starting April 1, 2015....